Josiah

Described Video:
Narrated by Danny Glover, Josiah tells the remarkable story of author, abolitionist, and former slave, Josiah Henson, who escaped to Canada in 1830 after 42 years of enslavement, and was a key inspiration for Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin. Once free, Henson rescued 118 slaves and founded the Dawn freeman settlement in Dresden, Ontario. Viewer discretion advised.
Aired:
Aug 02, 2021
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